Stephen Colfer, 2012 Drama graduate, cast as principal role of the Beggar in The Beggar's Opera in Liverpool.

Stephen Colfer, 2012 drama graduate, has been cast in the principal (non-singing) role of the Beggar in Benjamin Britten's version of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. The opera will be performed in March by the European Opera Centre in Liverpool with the Liverpool Philharmonic, conducted by Richard Farnes. The role of the Beggar will be expanded from Gay's original with new dialogue by Liverpool playwright Robert Farquhar.

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